Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production MST30116

PATTERN MAKING AND GARMENT CONSTRUCTION Pattern Making Garment Construction

Melbourne Fashion Institute PMGC 2

“This class is very busy, we are always working and learning but I love it. I have learnt so much and I would definitely recommend this course to anyone wanting to learn pattern making and garment construction.”
Caitlin Austin, Pattern Making and Garment Construction

ENQUIRE/ENROL

The Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production is a 12 month course that focuses solely on pattern making and garment construction (PMCG). This course will provide traditional and industrial methods of pattern making and sewing. The course is beneficial to anyone wanting to be a dressmaker, pattern maker/technician, sample hand, machinist or fashion designer. This skill set is essential in almost all areas of the fashion industry. It is a great foundation course that can be built upon with advanced subjects in various pathways.

CERTIFICATION
Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production MST30116

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Construction of master patterns and samples
  • Basic construction and sewing skills
  • Proficient handling of industrial sewing machines
  • Pressing technique
  • Formation of reference manual of all pattern blocks studied
  • Sizing

LEARNING

  • Industry specific, simulating a work environment
  • Practical application
  • Instructional
  • Research
  • Trade skills
  • Homework
  • Includes visits to factories and design houses (subject to availability)
  • Small class sizes of 8 to 15 students

ASSESSMENT
Assessment requires completion of all assignments, set tasks and projects. Assessment will also be based on pattern block formation, ability to use and industrial machine and sewing capabilities. In order to develop knowledge and skills to successfully complete the course, students are required to be punctual and encouraged to attend all classes.

MFI PRE-REQUISITES
None

PATHWAYS

  • Certificate IV in Clothing Production MST40216
  • Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology MST40516

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

  • Approx $500+ (costs will vary depending on quality of accessories and quantity of fabric purchased)
  • Student Technical Workbook:
    • Pattern Making and Garment Construction $55 purchased at MFI
  • Detailed equipment lists received at enrolment.

DURATION

  • Day – 12 months
  • Two days per week of face to face delivery/assessment
  • 12 hours a week of self-directed learning
  • Evening – 12 months
  • Two evenings per week plus Saturday’s (an average two Saturday’s per month) of face-to-face delivery/assessment
  • 9 hours a week of self-directed learning

These are based on the average student, each individual will vary.

LOCATION

All classes are held at Melbourne Fashion Institute, Level 2, 156 George Street, Fitzroy, 3065.

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